periodontitis
Clinical insights

Diagnosing and treating periodontitis prior to implant placement

Introduction Dental implants for the replacement of missing teeth are rapidly increasing in popularity and demand by the general population. They represent an attractive treatment option for patients, both in anterior and posterior regions of the mouth. Replacing a missing tooth is vital for several reasons, which are commonly esthetically

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Fig. 1
Clinical insights

Soft tissue augmentation before implant placement in an area of high surgical and esthetic risk

Introduction The Straightforward, Advanced and Complex (SAC) classification in implant dentistry was introduced following an International Team for Implantology (ITI) Consensus conference held in 2007 (Dawson 2009). The classification aimed to assist clinicians in evaluating the difficulty of cases, and serve as a tool for case selection and treatment planning.

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The auditorium of the Freiburg Dental Center
News

Schilli-Weingart Symposium at ITI Study Club Freiburg

On the trail of two ITI titans! Within a very short time, the ITI family was forced to bid farewell to two personages who played a decisive role in shaping the International Team of Implantology (ITI). In due course, the German Section organized a small but high caliber symposium in

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SAC Assessment tool
News

The new and updated SAC Classification is coming soon

Since the initial publication of The SAC Classification in Implant Dentistry in 2009, the world of dental implantology has continued to evolve. New techniques and technologies have come to the fore and our understanding of the potential problems in clinical implant practice has improved. These changes have prompted a review

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Dental anxiety
Practice development

5 Ways to manage patients with dental anxiety

We as dentists usually really love what we do and gain great satisfaction from helping patients and providing great service. Since we are in our dental offices every day, treating our patients, sometimes we do not realize that a majority of the people who come to us are very anxious

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Patient Scenario
News

It’s a wrap: the ITI World Symposium 202ONE – a huge success

Sunday, September 5 saw the closing of this year’s highlight of the implant-dentistry calendar: the ITI World Symposium 202ONE. For the very first time, our flagship event took place online, live-streamed from the ITI studio in Basel. With an audience of close to 10,000 from 122 countries, this was arguably the biggest (and the

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